I am very excited to have recently joined the Spokes of Bagshot family as an ambassador! From my very first visit into the shop, everyone is always really helpful and it’s clear how experienced and passionate they are. Huge thank you to James for taking me on board as part of the team. The shop… Read More Proud to be on the Spokes of Bagshot Ambassador team
In a recent post I mentioned how I had been doing a week of active recovery sessions after having had a busy race week. Getting the right balance of overloading your system and then letting it recover so it can adapt, resulting in an progressive upward step in performance is essential. From my early studies… Read More App to help you find the right balance
I started my blog to share my story and thanks to companies like Zone3 supporting me, I’ve been lucky to share it a bit wider. Most recently I did a guest post for them which you can read here: https://zone3.com/sam-taylor about my life as a vegan triathlete. I hope you like it and I’m also… Read More Guest on the Zone3 blog
On the 8th March I headed over to the Green Park Triathlon for Sports Relief. This race was my first ever triathlon in 2017, so it was nice to be back where it all began. This year I proudly representing team Spokes of Bagshot and it was the first time I had been out on… Read More First tri of the year done!
There were some amazing speakers at the London Triathlon Show, including Chrissie Wellington, Sir Chris Hoy, Mark Foster and many more, one of which was me! On Sunday 25th Feb at 10.15am I was on the 220 Triathlon Experts Stage taking about my plant powered success and fuelling for triathlon as a vegan athlete in… Read More Plantbased presenting on the Experts Stage at the London Triathlon Show
I’ve been using HIGH5 EnergyGels for years. After testing several types of gels I found these to be the best. They give me the energy boost I need and the real fruit juice in them isn’t too thick or sweet, making them a perfect watery consistency, so they go down well during a race. They are made… Read More #HIGH5fuelled
On the 19th Feb 2017, I competed in the F3 Windsor Series standard duathlon and on the 17th Feb 2018, I was back again and going faster, 11 mins and 48 seconds faster over the 55km’s to be exact! There is no difference in my nutrition plan though. My pre-race diner was still a huge… Read More What a difference a year makes!